After-work drinks, Japan style

Originally a watering hole for overworked Japanese salarymen, the izakaya is where everyone's in it together to have a good time before passing out. Just down the street from financial offices, The Aubrey at the Mandarin Oriental in Central has a classy interior design and a harbor backdrop with Japan-influenced jazz music playing, making it … Continue reading After-work drinks, Japan style

Burst of spring colors

With its signature floral prints, Marni is the one brand you must not miss when it comes to showing the vigor and vitality of spring. Using a bright color palette, its Spring Summer 2021 collection applies a sporty style and creative director Francesco Risso's specialty in deconstructed silhouettes, though feminine tailoring adds a sexy touch. … Continue reading Burst of spring colors

Yummy yakiniku

The social spectacle of sizzling oil and smoking meat has been sorely missed since the suspension on dining out. But now that the restrictions have been lifted slightly, yakiniku grills are being fired up again. Soon after the government loosened social-distancing restrictions, Yakiniku Jikon at K11 Musea - an offshoot of omakase kaiseki spot Tominokoji … Continue reading Yummy yakiniku

Cafe culture

Whether for a brunch gathering, quick lunch or quiet relaxation after office hours a cafe is always the easiest option. In the heart of Causeway Bay, The Alp - inspired by Nagano or the "Japanese Alps" - has a lodge-style design that has a comforting vibe. Specializing in brunch, the menu features some mainstream items … Continue reading Cafe culture